TikTok Agrees to $1.1 Million Settlement in COPPA Lawsuit

    On December 6, 2019, TikTok (formally known as Musical.ly) and parent company ByteDance agreed to a $1.1 million settlement in the matter of T.K., Et Al V. Bytedance Technology Co., Ltd, Et Al.

    The class action lawsuit began in December 2019, when the plaintiffs alleged that video-sharing app Musical.ly violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by “obtaining personally identifiable data of kids under 13 without first seeking permission from their parents.”

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